tetraspore

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tetraspore

the product of MEIOSIS in many red and brown algae, being produced in fours in testrasporangia and forming the first cells of the GAMETOPHYTE generation.
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The cytology of the tetrasporangium and the germinating tetraspore.
The production of tetraspores and carpospores by red algae is able to produce macroalgae germlings that are suitable for juvenile abalone (5-15 mm SL) consumption.
Carpospores (either sexual or apomictic) mature in September and release thereafter through November, and tetraspores release from December through March (Burns and Mathieson 1972, S.
Tetraspores (meiospores) of the hosts Polyneura latissima, Phycodrys setchellii, and Anisocladella pacifica were isolated, and the resultant gametophytes were grown until gametes were differentiated.